Guidelines for the evaluation of sexual abuse of children: Subject review

S. W. Kairys, R. C. Alexander, R. W. Block, V. D. Everett, K. P. Hymel, C. F. Johnson, L. S. Goldman, G. A. Shelley, K. D. Wagner, C. Jenny, J. A. Bays

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Abstract

This statement serves to update guidelines for the evaluation of child sexual abuse first published in 1991. The role of the physician is outlined with respect to obtaining a history, physical examination, and appropriate laboratory data and in determining the need to report sexual abuse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-191
Number of pages6
JournalPediatrics
Volume103
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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